Ninth-inning rally gives Eagles win over South Florida

Maikor Mora allowed just two hits and an unearned run in eight innings as the Eagles beat South Florida 5-1. (Photo by Tom Hagerty, Polk State.)
Maikor Mora allowed just two hits and an unearned run in eight innings as the Eagles beat South Florida 5-1. (Photo by Tom Hagerty, Polk State.)

Polk State scored four runs in the top of the ninth inning today to break a 1-1 tie and beat South Florida State College 5-1 in Avon Park. It was the sixth straight twin for the Eagles.

Maikor Mora got the win to even his record at 3-3. He pitched eight innings, allowing just two hits and an unearned run while walking two and striking out four.

Cody Gamble got three straight outs in the ninth inning.

Luke Parker went two-for-four with a walk, a stolen base, and a run scored.

JD Osborne, also two-for-four, doubled, scored a run, and drove in a run.

Cody Burgess had two hits and two RBI.

Matt Piatt singled and scored a run.

Brandon Gali and Keith Oren each singled, scored a run, and drove in a run.

The Eagles (22-8, 6-1, No. 7 in the FCSAA Coaches' Poll) face South Florida again on Monday in Winter Haven at 6 p.m.

 
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Baseball 1:00 PM
vs. State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota
@ Walter Fuller Complex, St. Petersburg
Sep 28
Baseball 3:30 PM
at St. Petersburg College
Suncoast Tournament Walter Fuller Complex. St. Pete, FL
Oct 03
Baseball 5:00 PM
at South Florida State College
Avon Park, FL
Oct 05
Baseball 12:00 PM
Polk State College
Scout Day Winter Haven, Fla.
Oct 10
Baseball 5:00 PM
South Florida State College
Winter Haven, Fla.
Oct 12
Baseball 6:00 PM
Scorpions Founder Club
Winter Haven, FL
Oct 17
Baseball 5:00 PM
at Florida Southern College
Henley Field. Lakeland, FL
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